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Music at the NLS
by Thomson, William, fl.1695-1753; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Dedication signed: William Thomson
Topic: Songs, Scottish
Intended as a companion volume to the 'Edinburgh musical miscellany' with music illustration, Edinburgh, 1792
Published in parts
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"A selection of standard music, songs, duets, glees ... and articles in musical and general literature."
Topic: Songs, English
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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Frontis. portrait (plate) of Thomas Mace signed: Hen. Cook pinx. W. Faithorne sculp
Topics: Music, Music, Church music, Lute, Stringed instruments, Viol
With final four 'Explanation of the Scots words.' leaves
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by Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scottish, Folk songs, Scots
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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The titlepages to books 3-6 read: 'The Caledonian pocket companion containing a favourite collection of Scotch tunes with variations for the German flute or violin by James Oswald. London Printed for the author & sold at his musick shop in St. Martin's Church-Yard in the Strand.'
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Music at the NLS
by Grant, John, Pipe-Major; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland)
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Also issued as no. 43 of the publications of the Maitland Club
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by Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759; Haym, Nicola Francesco. lbt; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL: Ing.85
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Illus. t.p
Topic: Operas
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by Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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A reissue of the Edinburgh 1862 ed
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Burns, Robert, 1759-1796; Clarke, Stephen, d. 1797; Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811, publisher; Stewart, Neil, fl. ca. 1759-1805, bookseller; Bremner, Robert, d. 1789, bookseller; Corri & Sutherland, bookseller; Ross, Robert, bookseller, bookseller; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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100 songs, arr. for voice and continuo (figured bass)
Topics: Songs, Scots, Folk songs, Scots, Folk music
1762 re-issue with added third volume
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
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by Richter, Ernst Friedrich Eduard; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL; Taylor, Franklin
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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With additional engraved title page
Topic: Musical notation
Originally published in 1654 as: A breefe introduction to the skill of musick
Topics: Music, Violin, Viola da gamba, Counterpoint
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by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901; Saladino, Michele, 1835-1912; Fava, Angelo; Borri, Claudio; Manzoni, Alessandro, 1785-1873; Hopkinson, Cecil, former owner. StEdNL
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Second version of the work with the "Liber scriptus" for chorus only
Topic: Requiems
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First published in 1667 as 'A compendium of practical musick'
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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by Playford, Henry, b. 1657; Playford, John, 1623-1686?. English dancing master
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Includes tunes followed by directions for each dance
Topics: Country-dances, Dance music, Dance, Violin music
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A 19th century reprint from a broken set of the two issues of the 1719-20 edition. Vol. 1, 3-5 belong to the first issue; v. 2 and 6 to the second
Topic: Ballads, English
With an additional, engraved, titlepage, and engraved frontispiece
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by Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Title vignettes
Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scottish, Folk songs, Scots
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Clarke, Stephen, d. 1797; Burns, Robert, 1759-1796; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Burns contributed 184 songs, wrote most of the prefaces to the different volumes, and may be said to have edited the work. The arrangements of the airs were prepared chiefly by Stephen Clarke. Cf. Dict. nat. biog., v. 30, p. 16
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots
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by Gall, Richard, 1776-1801; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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Anonymous. By Thomas Walker
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by P.P. - Dublin. - Nation; Duffy, Charles G., Sir; Writers of The Nation
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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Titlepages in red and black
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by Caledonian Songster; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL; Ritson, J; Johnson, J; Egerton, J
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Music at the NLS
by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Music at the NLS
by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Burns, Robert. 1759-1796; Clarke, Stephen. d. 1797
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Paged continuously. Engraved throughout
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots, Folk songs, Scots
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Whistle-Binkie; Carrick, John D. (John Donald), 1787-1837; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Weekes, of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by North, Roger, Hon. Attorney-General under James II; Rimbault, Edward F. (Edward Francis), 1816-1876; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
This appears to be a different issue of the 1811 edition
Topic: Songs, Scots
Added engraved t.p. dated 1821
Topics: Songs, English, English poetry
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by Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826
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A second edition of this work, entitled 'Select Scotish ballads. Vol.I,' was published in 1783 with a second volume
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by Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758
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A collection of pamphlets previously issued separately by Ramsay. The collection was probably first published in 1719 without a collective titlepage and subsequently re-issued in April? 1720 with prefatory material and a collective titlepage but little attempt at continuous pagination. In later issues in 1720, 1721 and 1722, all with same collective titlepage dated 1720, increasing efforts were made at continuous pagination as the work was extended with new poems and the constituent parts were...
Topics: English poetry, Scottish poetry
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Original published 1700 : London : Printed by William Pearson, for Henry Playford, 1700
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by Stuart, Alexander; Wood, J. Muir; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Begun in 1877, a sheet of music found loose in the volume has been pasted in at the end
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by Thumoth, Burke; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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Includes bibliographies and indexes
Topics: Songs, Scots, Songs, Scots
A 19th century reprint from a broken set of the two issues of the 1719-20 edition. Vol. 1, 3-5 belong to the first issue; v. 2 and 6 to the second
Topic: Ballads, English
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Royal Military Exhibition, 1890 (London); Day, C. R; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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Titlepage in red and black
Sigs. T3 and T4 (pp. 277-280) of vol. 2 are cancels
Topic: English poetry
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Library copy: imperfect: p. 1-16, 33-36, 39-40, 43-46, 49-64, 71-80
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by Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Parke, William Thomas; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)